Dan and James celebrate their 50th episode with a live recording! They cover a blog post that argues grad students shouldn’t be publishing, what’s expected of today’s postdocs, and the ‘tone’ debate in psychology.
BONUS: You can also watch the video of this episode on the Everything Hertz podcast channel (link below)
Other stuff they cover:
- James offends a sociologist, as is his wont
- The argument for why grad students shouldn’t publish
- Gatekeepers controlling what’s being published
- Editors that Google authors before sending papers out for review
- Judging researchers on their institution’s location
- James on networking
- How do you challenge reviewers when they say you are "too junior"
- The standards of Frontiers papers
- Writing review papers for the wrong reasons
- Why are there so many meta-analyses?
- Pre-registering your meta-analysis
- Registered reports vs. pre-registration
- What’s expected of today’s postdocs
- How many papers should you peer review?
- How James tried to ward off review requests
- Things that millennials are ruining
- The role of humour in the tone debate
Episode video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj3WsTiUuLo&t=3s
The “should grad students publish" article: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/08/23/renewed-debate-over-whether-graduate-students-should-publish#.WaGAeN_v8jI.link
Prospero meta-analysis registration: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/
Eiko Fried’s tweet on postdoc expectations: https://twitter.com/eikofried/status/902470702892290048
James’ publons profile: https://publons.com/author/1171358/james-aj-heathers#profile
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